Visual art explorations

Selected visual art projects that have shaped up my academic inquiries around movement, moving bodies, and their set and improvised endeavours.

Capoeira Angola

photographic project taken in Salvador during the official recognition of capoeira as an immaterial patrimony of Brazilian culture in 2008.

Pluriversity

Phtographs from an on-going series, started in 2005

Printmaking 

Selected etchings, lithographs, woodcuts, and collagraphs (1997 - 2000)

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Xango
Xango
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Queering Brazilianess
Queering Brazilianess
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Oedipo Rex
Oedipo Rex
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Faceless
Faceless
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Uberman
Uberman
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21st Century Baiana
21st Century Baiana
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O avesso, do avesso, do avesso
O avesso, do avesso, do avesso
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Right Hand
Right Hand
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Spanglish
Spanglish
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saltimbancos
saltimbancos
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fours elements
fours elements
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Carnival [1/3 triptic]
Carnival [1/3 triptic]
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Carnival [2/3 triptic]
Carnival [2/3 triptic]
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On the Street
On the Street
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on the streets 2
on the streets 2
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swing of time
swing of time
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feet
feet
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mambembe
mambembe
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Angola Vs Regional

Two long-time friends playing capoeira in Europe.

Bordeaux, France, 2013

Cacique
Cacique
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Fubuia
Fubuia
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pé do berimbau
pé do berimbau
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end of round one
end of round one
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Wombniverse

Series of projects around the concepts of female physicality and femininity, 2002

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art-book
art-book
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my name is I
my name is I
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original print
original print
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Figure painting & drawings

Assorted mix-media works on paper, canvas, or woodboard (1997-2000)

Offering
Offering
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Ifá
Ifá
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After Wilfredo Lam
After Wilfredo Lam
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Blue
Blue
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untitled [carnival]
untitled [carnival]
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Orixá series

Mix-media series on paper, 2005

MA exhibition

Art installation, part of my culminating MA exhibition, UW-Madison, 2003

[art book connected to the project]

Graphic Design Works

few examples of graphic art materials developed for the Honolulu-based resort wear company Tori Richard

Iemanjá
Iemanjá
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Oxumaré
Oxumaré
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Oxossi
Oxossi
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Oxalá
Oxalá
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Ogun
Ogun
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Insã
Insã
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front view of the gallery
front view of the gallery
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detail of front installation
detail of front installation
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Busios
Busios
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X-rays
X-rays
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I need these words 3
I need these words 3
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I need these words 7
I need these words 7
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Ifá
Ifá
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deconstructing Oxossi
deconstructing Oxossi
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Delux playing cards,Tori Richard
Delux playing cards,Tori Richard
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marketing piece, Tori Richards
marketing piece, Tori Richards

Men's catalogue

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marketing piece, Harley Davidson
marketing piece, Harley Davidson

design and photography

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marketing piece, Harley Davidson
marketing piece, Harley Davidson
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Marketing Piece, Tori Richards
Marketing Piece, Tori Richards
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